Write Songs Like a Pro and Get Published - Pilot Immersive Course

with John Saunderson

Ever wondered how the pro songwriting industry works behind the scenes? Wished you could be getting the calls to write songs or top-lines for artists and brands, scoring hits all over the world?

Learn the workings of the professional songwriting industry, and improve your songwriting craft, in this immersive two month online course with 1-2-1 personal support from signed Notting Hill Music artists and Tileyard Studios pros.

COURSE OPEN NOW FOR A THIRD COHORT OF STUDENTS

Instrument Music Business , Songwriting

For you get:

  • Video tutorials from John and his artists on how the songwriting industry works
  • Online quiz to help you apply what you've learned
  • 2x exclusive assignments using real NHM materials
  • 1-2-1 coaching video call and feedback from NHM artists and Tileyard pros

 

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Level
intermediate
Course Length
14 lessons · 2h 30m

Notting Hill Music's Exclusive Online Songwriting Development Programme - Phase III Pilot Octoberr to November Cohort

Learn about the professional songwriting industry, and improve your craft in this immersive online course with 1-2-1 personal support from signed NHM artists and Tileyard pros.

Notting Hill Music is a leading music publishing company that has scored over 400 top 10 hits internationally and represents over 25,000 copyrights from artists as diverse as Olly Murs, Aretha Franklin and Christina Aguilera.

John Saunderson, head of A&R for Notting Hill, is your guide on a unique online development programme that prepares budding songwriters for a job as a professional songwriter. Just 20 phase students will have the unique opportunity to:

  • Learn about the industry and how it works from John and his artists
  • Respond to a genuine song-writing brief
  • Learn how to present yourself to publishers and how to write a one-sheet
  • Get 1-2-1 support from signed NHM artists and Tileyard pros who have worked with everyone from Ellie Goulding to Mumford and Sons. 

Find more info about the faculty here.

The best original song submissions will be presented to John Saunderson himself for video feedback. The winner will also have the option of free studio time at Tileyard Studios, London.

Any enquiries about the course format or content please contact info@musicgurus.com.

Registrations now open for October/November cohort. Limited to 30 places. Registrations accepted till the end of October.


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John Saunderson

John Saunderson is the day to day contact for all writers working with Notting Hill Music. John is responsible for pitching songs worldwide to major and independent labels on behalf of the constantly increasing number of talented writers there are on their roster. John also specialises in the organising of NHM’s highly successful writing camps both in the UK and abroad.

The Notting Hill Music Group Limited is a truly international music publishing operation, based in London, Los Angeles & Nashville, with first-class representation in every corner of the globe. Founded in 1990 as the international repertoire division of the Japanese Nippon Television Music Corporation, it became Notting Hill Music following a successful management buyout in 1993 and has rapidly become one of the world’s leading independent music publishers.

The Notting Hill Music Group Limited can offer a complete range of publishing, sub-publishing, international administration and territorial publishing representation arrangements. In addition to our own extensive catalogue, the company also administers a growing number of third party music publishing companies and we are able to structure tailor-made publishing arrangements for the most demanding of clients.

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